After three long years apart, my college roommates and I embarked on yet another Southwestern journey, this time to Taos, New Mexico. I created this shawl specifically with the bold artwork characteristic of the region in mind. This Faroese style shawl has a center panel down the back and slight shoulder shaping to help keep the shawl on your shoulders during cold autumn mornings.
Sizing and Dimensions One size: 74.5” (189 cm) wingspan and 24.5” (62.2 cm) depth, measured after a light blocking
Gauge 22 St / 32 Rows = 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch using US5 (3.75 mm) needles Gauge taken after blocking. Exact gauge is not critical, but a significant difference will affect the size of the shawl and yarn requirements.
Recommended Yarn Purl Soho, “Linen Quill” (50% Fine Highland Wool, 35% Alpaca, 15% Linen) Fingering wt, 439 yds (401 m), 3.5 oz (100 g) One skein each in:
C1: Stonewall Gray (Approx. 417 yds (380 m) needed)
C2: Rose Granite (Approx. 352 yds (322 m) needed)
C3: Dark Iris (Approx. 403 yds (369 m) needed)
Or similar weight yarn to achieve gauge
US5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, or size to obtain gauge, 47” (120 cm) or longer
US6 (4.0 mm) circular needle, or size to obtain gauge, 47” (120 cm) or longer
Stitch markers (25 with 4 unique markers)
The pattern includes written instructions for all parts except for the mosaic colorwork. The colorwork is charted.
This pattern was both edited for errors by a tech editor and was test knit to ensure a good final product. Please contact the designer if you believe there are any errors or have questions about the pattern.